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Medal - Sydney Opera House 10th Anniversary, M.R. Roberts Ltd, New South Wales, Australia, 1983 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20605

Summary:
Australia New South Wales Sydney
Medal, Sydney Opera House 10th. Anniversary 1983 (AD)
Mint: Amor
Other Details: A gilt medal issued by M.R. Roberts in 1983 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Sydney Opera House. It features a view of the Sydney Opera House.
Description:
A gilt medal issued by M.R. Roberts
At centre a view of the Sydney Opera House below clouds; around above, SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE; below, 10TH ANNIVERSARY / 1973 - 1983
To the right of a warratah branch, TO / COMMEMORATE / 10TH ANNIVERSARY / OF THE OPENING BY / HER MAJESTY / QUEEN ELIZABETH II / OF THE / SYDNEY OPERA / HOUSE / 29 - 10 - 1973
below base of branch, MRR
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Barrie Winsor - Wynyard Coin Centre, 1989
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 13.38 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: opera houses
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- ), W.J. Amor Mint, Medal Maker, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: architecture & planning
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1983 AD
Obverse Description: At centre a view of the Sydney Opera House below clouds; around above, SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE; below, 10TH ANNIVERSARY / 1973 - 1983
Reverse Description: To the right of a warratah branch, TO / COMMEMORATE / 10TH ANNIVERSARY / OF THE OPENING BY / HER MAJESTY / QUEEN ELIZABETH II / OF THE / SYDNEY OPERA / HOUSE / 29 - 10 - 1973
below base of branch, MRR
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge) Plain
(obverse) At centre a view of the Sydney Opera House below clouds; around above, SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE; below, 10TH ANNIVERSARY / 1973 - 1983
(reverse) To the right of a warratah branch, TO / COMMEMORATE / 10TH ANNIVERSARY / OF THE OPENING BY / HER MAJESTY / QUEEN ELIZABETH II / OF THE / SYDNEY OPERA / HOUSE / 29 - 10 - 1973
below base of branch, MRR
Shape: round
Material: Gilt Bronze
Issued By: M.R. Roberts Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1983
Mint: Amor (Mint), Australia, 1983
Commissioned By: M.R. Roberts Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1983
Person Named: HM Queen Elizabeth II

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